a toxic double salt of copper arsenate and copper acetate
yellow green, yellowish green, chartreuse, Paris green, pea green(noun)
a shade of green tinged with yellow
copper(II) acetoarsenite, a highly toxic blue-green compound used as a pigment, colorant, insecticide and rodenticide.
Paris Green is an inorganic compound more precisely known as copper acetoarsenite. It is a highly toxic emerald-green crystalline powder that has been used as a rodenticide and insecticide, and also as a pigment, despite its toxicity. It is also used as a blue colorant for fireworks. The color of Paris Green is said to range from a pale, but vivid, blue green when very finely ground, to a deeper true green when coarsely ground.
The numerical value of paris green in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of paris green in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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